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1:50 PM ET, September 16, 2023

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Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis turns on ‘malignant narcissist’ ex-president  —  Ellis, one of 18 Trump associates charged in Georgia election subversion case, says she 'simply can't support him' again  —  Jenna Ellis - the Donald Trump lawyer who like the former president faces criminal charges …
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Steven Shepard / Politico:
Trump's become a runaway train in the GOP primary.  Here's why.  —  A POLITICO analysis shows Trump's supporters are more conservative and more assured in their candidate than voters backing other Republican candidates.  —  They're more conservative than other Republicans.  More likely to be men.
Kate Sullivan / CNN:
Trump's indictments — and mug shot — are deepening his supporters' anger and revving up their support  —  Phil Jensen wore a bright red T-shirt with Donald Trump's mug shot and “NEVER SURRENDER!” printed on it to the former president's rally in Rapid City, South Dakota, last week.
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Washington Post:
Trump keeps distance from impeachment inquiry while assailing Biden  —  The former president has shown more interest in lobbying to expunge his own impeachments  —  Former president Donald Trump often shows more interest in expunging his impeachments than impeaching President Biden.
Inyoung Choi / NBC News:
Trump says he likes ‘the concept’ of a female VP pick  —  In an interview with NBC “Meet the Press” moderator Kristen Welker, the former president talked about a running mate, age limits for presidents and the letter he left for Biden.  —  Former President Donald Trump said he hasn't yet given …
Mark Alfred / The Daily Beast:
Trump Explains Melania's Absence on the Campaign Trail
Giselle Ruhiyyih Ewing / Politico:
Boebert, caught on video, apologizes for inappropriate behavior at ‘Beetlejuice’ show  —  The congressmember had denied acting inappropriately until surveillance video surfaced showing her disrupting the performance.  —  Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized after she and a male companion …
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ABC News:
Special counsel seeks ‘narrowly tailored’ gag order against Trump, citing ‘disparaging and inflammatory attacks’  —  The court filing accuses Trump of engaging in a campaign of disinformation.  —  Special counsel Jack Smith and his team have requested a federal judge in Washington, D.C. …
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New York Times:
Special Counsel Obtained 32 Private Messages From Trump's Twitter Account
NBC News:
Special counsel asks for ‘narrow’ gag order for Trump in election interference case
Myah Ward / Politico:
Ramaswamy wants to end the H-1B visa program he used 29 times  —  The GOP candidate pledges to get rid of a the system he calls “indentured servitude.”  —  GOP candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has vowed to “gut” the system for H-1B temporary worker visas if he wins the White House.
Jose Pagliery / The Daily Beast:
Inside Trump's Gambit to Get Rid of a Judge by Suing Him  —  Trump is attempting to at least slam the brakes on the New York AG case against him by taking on the judge.  It's extremely unlikely to work for a number of good reasons. … For nearly a year, Donald Trump has been forcefully trying …
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Washington Post:
Speaker McCarthy steps into the breach as his conference toils  —  The next two weeks will put the California Republican to the test of whether he can unite Republican lawmakers and avert a government shutdown  —  After a drawn-out fight to attain the speakership in early January …
The Sunday Times:
Russell Brand accused of rape, sexual assaults and abuse  —  Four women, including one who was just 16, make allegations after an investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches  —  The comedian and actor Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assaults …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Trumpworld is still figuring out the Hunter Biden indictment conspiracy  —  In theory, the announcement Thursday that President Biden's son Hunter was indicted on charges related to his purchase of a gun in 2018 would seem like an obvious political win for the president's opponents.
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Lucien Bruggeman / ABC News:
Hunter Biden's lawyer says gun statute unconstitutional, case will be dismissed
Olivia Alafriz / Politico:
Armed man arrested at RFK Jr. campaign event in Los Angeles  —  The suspect allegedly donned shoulder holsters with loaded pistols and spare ammunition magazines and carried a U.S. Marshal badge on a lanyard and belt clip federal ID.  —  An armed man was taken into custody at a Los Angeles campaign event …
 
 
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The Economist:
The hard right is getting closer to power all over Europe
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Samantha-Jo Roth / Washington Examiner:
UAW strike: Republican senators pin blame on Biden
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